The 17th running of the Irish Oaks was held on Wednesday 2nd August 1911 over 1 mile of The Curragh, starting at the Madrid Post. A pot of 300 sovereigns was availble, 20 sovereigns to the second and 10 sovereigns to the third. The winner was owned by Mr J Hutton, trained by M Dawson at Rathbride Manor, Curragh, and ridden by M Colbert. The winner won by a head, with 3 lengths between second and third.


TULLYNACREE (Brown filly by Fowling Piece out of Atlantic) SR 1806

The winning owner won 270 sovereigns, (The equivalent of £30,200 in today's terms based on Bank of England inflation calculator).

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Pos. Horse Weight Jockey Owner Trainer
1 TULLYNACREE 8.7 M Colbert Mr J Hutton M Dawson
2 CROWDEN 8.7 F Hunter Mr P Cullinan J Dunne
3 WETHER'S WELL 9.4 R Crisp Mr J H H Peard J H H Peard
4 PACIENCIA 8.3 W Bray Mr H S Geary Philip Behan
5 BUSHEY DAME 8.7 H Buxton Mr D Moloney M Dawson
6 AGUA 8.6 John Doyle Mr A E Kinaban Philip Behan


Arriving at the start on time, Agua took control at flag fall to lead from Paciencia, Wether's Well and Bushey Dame. This order was maintained for 3 furlongs until Paciencia gained the lead, well attended by Bushey Dame and Wether's Well. At the distance it was clear that the favourite was in trouble, leaving Tullynacree and Crowden to go head to head in a tight finish. Tullynacree forged ahead in the last 50 yards to win by a head, with Wether's Well toiling 3 lengths behind.

4/7 fav Wether's Well
6/1 Crowden
6/1 Tullynacree
7/1 Paciencia
10/1 Agua
10/1 Bushey Dame
  Over round 121%

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